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Three Contributing Factors to the Most Successful Companies

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January 7, 2019
Three Contributing Factors to the Most Successful Companies

Tweet Last week, Fortune released this year’s list of the Most Admired Companies. Consistent with past rankings, Fortune evaluated 1,500 candidate organizations: the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue, along with non-U.S. companies in Fortune’s Global 500 database that have revenues of $10 billion or more. The full roster includes 50 companies, from tech giants like Apple in 1st place...
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Three Steps to Setting Yourself up for Entrepreneurial Success

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December 17, 2018
Three Steps to Setting Yourself up for Entrepreneurial Success

Tweet Have you been dreaming of owning your own business or have an idea based on a need you’ve identified in the marketplace, but aren’t sure where to begin? At Dale Carnegie Training, we are passionate about helping people not only pursue their professional and personal goals, but to persevere. Here are three steps for setting...
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Experts Agree You Can’t Buy Happiness—but It’s Attainable

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July 9, 2018
Experts Agree You Can’t Buy Happiness—but It’s Attainable

Tweet Many Americans believe they’ll be happy once they…earn that promotion; buy a new house; finally finish their graduate degree, etc. The truth is, money cannot buy happiness, however it can be attained with goal-setting and an attitude adjustment. Here are four reasons why. 1. Social comparisons skew happiness levels. Experts concur that it’s challenging to...
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Soft Skills for Success Series—#2 Communicating Effectively

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May 29, 2018
Soft Skills for Success Series—#2 Communicating Effectively

Tweet In today’s complex business environment, more and more companies are focusing on soft skills to meet the demands of being both interconnected and flexible. Whereas hard skills encompass skills gained through education, certification, on-the-job training and similar programs, soft skills are interpersonal—people skills. Soft skills include the ability to manage and control your...
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Soft Skills for Success Series—#1 Controlling Negative Emotions

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May 22, 2018
Soft Skills for Success Series—#1 Controlling Negative Emotions

Tweet The formula for building successful teams was previously predicated on each member’s work experience and technical expertise in order to collectively execute a defined plan. Today, policy experts, trade groups, business coalitions and academics are citing soft skills as critical to both team and individual performance. In fact, a University of Michigan study revealed that soft...
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Three Habits that Heighten Your Personal Productivity Potential

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April 24, 2018
Three Habits that Heighten Your Personal Productivity Potential

Tweet Both successful and unsuccessful people have 24 hours each day, however how those hours are optimized is the key differentiator. Here are three ways to accomplish more in less time. Set daily and startup activities. As author Charles Duhigg explains in his book, The Power of Habit, following routines increases productivity levels. Regardless of your role or...
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Three Reasons Nice People Finish First

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March 13, 2018
Three Reasons Nice People Finish First

Tweet The old adage, ‘Nice guys finish last,’ isn’t always true. If we could classify every single ‘giver’ and ‘taker,’ and study their career paths over time, we would witness that nice, compassionate people really do finish first. Here are three reasons why. ‘Givers’ tend to be more influential. As opposed to ‘takers,’ ‘givers’ in...
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What Should You Stop Doing to Start Succeeding?

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February 27, 2018
What Should You Stop Doing to Start Succeeding?

Tweet Open any book on the topic of prosperity, and you’ll find that the only way to generate abundance is to remove anything you don’t want in your life to make room for what you do want. Referred to as the ‘Law of Vacuum,’ many apply this to their lives by ceasing any negative thinking, attitudes or beliefs...
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Three Steps to Summon Your Self-Confidence

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November 20, 2017
Three Steps to Summon Your Self-Confidence

Tweet   Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” This quote is famous because it highlights the psychological impacts of our thoughts and beliefs. Essentially, we may have the abilities necessary to attain a goal, but if we don’t actually believe that we have them, we won’t be able...
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The Four Fundamentals of Carnegie Selling

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December 13, 2011

Tweet “There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.” Dale Carnegie There is no truer statement in sales that what Mr. Carnegie commented...
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